These Are The World’s Most Beautiful Restaurants

Make a reservation way in advance should you be planning to visit 

Puglia, Italy — Ristorante Grotta Palazzese
09 May 2016

Puglia, Italy — Ristorante Grotta Palazzese

A cliffside restaurant with a long history — local nobles held banquets in the grotto as far back as the 1700s. It’s only open from May to October, so keep that in mind when making your travel plans.

Melbourne, Australia — The Press Club
09 May 2016

Melbourne, Australia — The Press Club

Owned by George Calombaris, one of the judges on MasterChef Australia, The Press Club is a modern-Greek restaurant that’s designed by renowned architects Mills Gorman. The art installation-like interior is totally Instagram-worthy.

Kenya, Africa — Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant
09 May 2016

Kenya, Africa — Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant

Located on Diani Beach, this cave is thought to be around 180,000 years old and has been retained in its original state except for the incorporation of a stone floor, and kitchen and lavatory fittings. The natural holes in the ceiling allow you to admire the starlit sky while enjoying your meal. 

New York, United States — Asiate
09 May 2016

New York, United States — Asiate

Perched above the Big Apple on the Mandarin Oriental’s 35th storey, here is where you can get panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline. A hidden gem that’s overshadowed by the city’s other more-famous dining establishments, Asiate has an unexpectedly well-done Asian-inspired menu to offer aside from its stunning location.

Larrabetzu, Spain — Azurmendi
09 May 2016

Larrabetzu, Spain — Azurmendi

Floor-to-ceiling windows all around grant you a spectacular view of the greenery outside this restaurant that is currently No. 19 on the World’s Best Restaurants List. It is known for its cutting-edge cooking techniques, of which one involves the use of ultrasound technology.

Santorini, Greece — The Caldera Restaurant
09 May 2016

Santorini, Greece — The Caldera Restaurant

One of the most stunning views in Santorini combined with the finest Mediterranean cuisine — this restaurant is the stuff of dreams. Get a table for the evening so that you can catch the sun dipping below the horizon across the Aegean Sea. 

Moscow, Russia — Turandot Restaurant and & Social Club
09 May 2016

Moscow, Russia — Turandot Restaurant and & Social Club

You’ll feel like the prima donna of the night dining at this opera-themed restaurant, housed in a palatial space that took over 6 years and a rumoured $2 million to design and construct. Enjoy both eastern and western cuisines accompanied by classical tunes played by an orchestra on a rotating stage. 

Food is a big highlight of our trips overseas — there’s nothing like learning more about a foreign land via its gastronomy. But besides Michelin-starred cuisines, there are restaurants famed for other things — among which are a beautiful location or gorgeous interiors that are truly unique. Click through the above for a few of the world’s most stunning.

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